Friday 9 December 2016

Video: Joyous footage from Dublin during Italia 90 should whet the appetite for Euro 2016 draw

Published 11/12/2015 | 10:46

Football fans enjoy the Italia '90 odyssey. Success in the tournament has been credited with sparking economic success
Football fans enjoy the Italia '90 odyssey. Success in the tournament has been credited with sparking economic success

Tomorrow Irish football fans will find out our opponents at Euro 2016 and footage of joyous scenes during Italia 90 should get supporters in the mood.

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Martin O'Neill's side qualified for their sixth major tournament after defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 in the play-off and all eyes will be on the draw to see who will provide the opposition in France next summer.

Twenty-five years the country ground to halt to support Jack Charlton and his team at Italia 90 and this video from Balbriggan in Dublin captured the mood.

Roll on tomorrow's draw.

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